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This Is the Most Expensive Flight in the World

Etihad Airways has just unveiled the most luxurious way to fly from Mumbai to New York—with a price tag fit for a king.<p>It’s a long haul between New …

Deep Inside New York's JFK Airport, There's A High School

New York's John F. Kennedy International Airport is among the busiest in the country: More than 1,000 flights touch down and take off each day. More than 50 million passengers hurry through its gates each year.<p>But something else is happening, too.<p>Not far from the waxed floors of the terminals and …

High School

Saudi Arabia faces collapse: America’s Middle Eastern ally may not survive this latest oil crisis

Petroleum accounts for 90 percent of the country’s economy. A depressed market has exposed its fragile fundamentals<p>Vijay Prashad<p>May 6, 2016 8:15am (UTC)<p>This article originally appeared on AlterNet.<p>Saudi Arabia is in serious trouble. The Binladin Group, the kingdom’s largest construction company, …

Saudi Arabia

The best houseplants to clean the air in your home, as recommended by NASA

Easy to care for, resilient, and a quick way to inject some nature into your living room - no wonder houseplants have recently made a comeback. But did you know they also clean the air in your home? A NASA study found that a plethora of plants neutralise the chemicals found in furniture, household …

Werner Herzog's New Film Tackles Something Even Scarier Than Nature—the Internet

<i>Lo and Behold</i> argues that the middle ground between devoting your life to social networks and aggressively disconnecting is becoming an impossibility.<p>In Les Blank's documentary <i>Burden of Dreams</i>, Werner Herzog—then in the process of filming his epic period piece <i>Fitzcarraldo</i> deep in the …

Habitats

50 great quotes about Europe and Europeans

Using The “Green Eggs and Ham hypothesis” To Help Students Develop Creativity

You might be wondering, “What in the world is the Green Eggs and Ham hypothesis?”<p>It’s a new moniker given to what has commonly been called the …

Teaching

10 Ways to Experience Rome Without the Crowds

Anyone who's ever attempted to visit the Trevi Fountain on a sunny day in spring (or a rainy day in winter) will know that in some parts of Rome, crowds are unavoidable. But if you know where to look, you'll find plenty of quiet corners in Rome - beautiful churches, peaceful parks, and museums …

The Top 10 Grammar Myths

<i>Mignon Fogarty is the founder of Quick and Dirty Tips and is known for her Grammar Girl website, podcast, and games.</i><p>Before you argue with me, read …

Bono Wants Christian Music To Get More Honest

When U2 musician Bono reads the Psalms, a book of the Bible filled with ancient hymns, he sees the full range of human emotions: anger, irritation, sadness, bliss. While the Psalms have been a source of spiritual inspiration for him throughout his life, Bono has much harsher words for contemporary …

Faith

Ordering coffee in Italy: the 10 commandments

I once met an Italian who didn’t drink coffee. He made light of the fact, but you could see that he was tired of having to explain his disability every time some new acquaintance uttered the standard Italian greeting: “Prendiamo un caffè?” (“Fancy a coffee?”). His breezy but faintly …

The 22 Most Beautiful Places in the World

These destinations are just begging to be Instagrammed.<p>There are so many amazing places around the globe to see, we couldn't possibly include them all in just one list. But, these breathtaking destinations are definitely worth bumping to the top of your travel bucket list – whether you're looking …

Tamil Nadu

These 13 People Paid Off a Total of $744,500 in Debt. Here’s How

Personal Finance

7 Ways To Learn a Foreign Language (Backed by Science)

I was raised bilingual and started learning a third language when I was about three years old, which means I am really fluent in three languages as …

Language Learning

The 6 White Wines You'll Be Sneaking to the Park This Spring

It’s impossible to ignore Mother Nature’s invitation to get outside, and we're pretty sure she’s telling you to bring white wine.<p>Spring is finally making its grand entrance, bringing with it that spellbinding 70-something-degree sunshine and more pink cherry blossoms than your phone’s storage can …

California Wine

Thousands of university applicants use hackneyed phrases which damage their prospects when applying for jobs, Ucas has warned

'Hackneyed phrases' are damaging young people's prospects when applying for jobs, the head of Ucas has warned, as the most frequently used opening lines in university applicants' personal statements have been revealed.<p>"From a young age I have (always) been..." was the most popular opening line with …

The Cocktails You’ll Drink This Spring

With the sun out, and people daring to wear shirts with no heavy jackets, it is the perfect time for a Paloma, Highball, or Spritz.<p>Spring’s longer …

This Sweet and Spicy Cocktail With a Kick Will Get You Through the Rest of Your Week

Thai chili peppers, grapefruit, and mezcal: three seemingly disparate flavors that, when combined in the form of a cold cocktail, yield the perfect …

Chili Peppers

The New World Order Is Ruled By Global Corporations And Megacities—Not Countries

As cities and companies gain in influence and the power of nation-states decreases, the world is undergoing a seismic transformation.<p>Ask yourself, honestly: If Uruguay or Guinea-Bissau disappeared off the face of the Earth, would you really notice? Now what about if Google disappeared from your …

Rosie Huntington-Whiteley Explains How Celebrities Change Clothes on the Airplane

Nowhere does celebrity style feel more unattainable for mere mortals than at the airport. For actresses and models, travel often appears to be a breezy walk in the park without lines, security, or the occasional mad dash to a gate. Today's best-dressed regulars routinely show up at JFK or LAX in …

USC president's aim in teaching a classics course is to 'light a fire' for humanities

C.L. Max Nikias hasn't taught a full-time course since becoming USC's president nearly six years ago.<p>But in his return to the classroom this semester, the former electrical engineer didn't focus on circuits or radar but on the ethical implications of the Greek tragedy "Antigone," demonstrating how …

Europe's 20 best countries – according to you

April Showers Bring May Flowers—and This Elderflower Cocktail Recipe

April showers got you down? Kick off your rain boots and pour yourself a springtime cocktail, like the herbaceous Coupe de Blonde from La Table, the …

Liqueurs

How to stay in luxury hotel rooms all over the world for less

I will come right out and say it: I have expensive taste—a truly uncanny knack for gravitating toward the most ridiculously overpriced item in any establishment, be it a smoothie with raw cacao and cold-pressed coconut oil, or a cloud grey turtleneck sweater that evokes a sleeping baby alpaca.<p>What …

Minnesota architects share their tips for great home design

Reinventing an older home or building a new one is a huge commitment — and expense. Where do you start?<p>Architects are pros at problem-solving — from …

Architecture

Our ignorant kids don’t know how history got us to where we are today. Here’s a remedy

Can you answer the following questions?<p>Who fought in the Peloponnesian War?<p>Who taught Plato, and whom did Plato teach?<p>Who was Saul of Tarsus?<p>Why does the Magna Carta matter?<p>What are one or two of the arguments made in Federalist 10?<p>Hard questions, right? Maybe not. Maybe you learned some or all of …

Student Government

How the Teacher Shortage Could Turn Into a Crisis

The winner of a $1 million prize honoring excellence in teaching set off shockwaves last year when she said that, given the current climate, she would not encourage people to consider teaching in public schools.<p>Perhaps that declaration, from veteran teacher Nancie Atwell, shouldn't have come as a …

Education

Why Hamilton Matters

The story of Hamilton's journey from concept to cultural phenomenon, as told by someone who has been in all of the room(s) where it happened. Even in Obama's White House.<p><b>A young man</b> stands in the dark, waiting to take his shot. It is May 5, 2009, and Lin-Manuel Miranda is listening at the back of …

New Zealand: Five ways to see the world's best country

For the fourth consecutive year, New Zealand has been named the world's best country by readers of Telegraph Travel.<p>If you are planning to visit soon but are confused by the vast array of tours on offer, we've handpicked some of the best itineraries which take in the country's most beautiful stops, …

Polish Documentary explores the lives of people living "Off the Grid"

In many people there is some kind of protest awakening, but only the bravest go further and take it to the next step. Polish documentary “Off the …